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8/28/2016 10:09:59 AM
The 48th annual Fredonia Farm Festival has made for an exciting weekend in the village so far, and there is still more activity on tap for today.  That includes the Grand Parade, which will get underway at 1:00 PM, starting on Risley Street and going towards Barker Common.  Festival Chairwoman Charlotte Herlong says this year's parade will be a special one, headed by lifelong more
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2016-08-28 10:45
New York State lawmakers passed 100 fewer bills during this year's legislative session than in 2015.  According to data released this week by the New York Public Interest Research Group, a total of 618 pieces of legislation made it through the full legislature before lawmakers ended their session in June.  Last year, legislators passed 718 bills.  The number of bills passed by the more
2016-08-28 09:36
Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies have released more information on Friday's tractor-trailer accident that resulted in a load of green beans getting spilled on the road.  Officers say 43-year-old Richard Manning of Le Roy was pulling the tractor-trailer out of a field onto Moon Road in the Town of Stockton just after 3:00 PM, when the rear wheels of the vehicle struck a ditch, more
2016-08-28 09:17
A Jamestown man was charged after he was found to be driving under the influence of drugs in Gerry.  On Saturday, State Police in Jamestown pulled over 19-year-old Dalton Gifford for traffic violations on Route 60.  Troopers smelled marijuana emanating from Gifford's vehicle and took him into custody after he failed multiple field sobriety tests.  A drug recognition expert later more
2016-08-28 09:10
A Frewsburg man is facing one count of aggravated DWI after he came close to striking an Amish buggy several times in Kennedy.  On Friday, State Police responded to Route 62 for a report of a vehicle repeatedly attempting to strike the buggy and horse.  When troopers arrived on the scene, they found 30-year-old Ryan Fusco behind the wheel in an apparent intoxicated state.  Fusco more
2016-08-28 08:40
Two people were taken to WCA Hospital following a one-vehicle accident in the south county late Saturday night. At about 11:15 PM, Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies responded to Route 394 in the Town of Poland. Deputies say 21-year-old Jace Warner of Sinclairville was traveling east when he fell asleep at the wheel, crossed over into the westbound lane, and went into a ditch. Warner and more
2016-08-27 11:35
With the 2016 season to wrap up on Sunday, officials at Chautauqua Institution are extremely pleased with attendance figures. Chautauqua Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer George Murphy says it's been a solid summer, with attendance figures up from 2015.  Murphy says the number of visitors during the day is up anywhere from 3.0% to 3.5% from last year, and attendance for evening more
2016-08-27 11:19
Hillary Clinton is in New York today for a national security briefing. The Democratic presidential nominee will be briefed on security issues facing the nation. It is the same briefing given to Donald Trump a few days earlier. Both sides in the election have said the other should not be briefed, because of their own security concerns.  According to ABC News, these briefings are given by the more
2016-08-27 10:16
A Jamestown couple will appear in court after they were allegedly found to be in possession of hypodermic needles in the Town of Charlotte. Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies pulled over a speeding vehicle on Route 60 just after midnight Friday and found that 29-year-old Randy Rasmussen and his female passenger, 26-year-old Andi Rasmussen, were in possession of the needles without any lawful more
2016-08-27 07:32
The Buffalo Bills fell to 1-2 in the preseason with a 21-16 loss to the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field on Friday.  The Bills' offense failed to find the end zone in the first half, settling for three field goals, while the Redskins scored three touchdowns to take a 21-9 halftime lead.  The Bills scored their only touchdown of the game early in the 3rd quarter on a 37-yard run by more
2016-08-27 06:55
Area congressman Tom Reed on Friday heard from people involved directly with the battle against drug addiction across the region. About two dozen local officials, prosecutors, law enforcement officials, and the families of overdose victims took part in an opioid abuse roundtable with Reed at the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County. Reed has already held a few roundtables across his more
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